Undue Influence – The Basics

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Editors’ Note: Starting in March, Beyond the Will will focus on one broad topic each month. Each week, a different author will post a new insight on the matter. Our posts in March will investigate the grounds for challenging a

The Impact of Coronavirus on Probate Litigation

CaptureThis is a special post to address the impact of COVID-19 on our Courts, with a specific eye on probate litigation cases.  The Supreme Judicial Court, the Probate and Family Courts, and the Superior Courts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts …

Requirements of a Will in Form and Execution

MalleyEditors’ Note: Starting in March, Beyond the Will will focus on one broad topic each month. Each week, a different author will post a new insight on the matter. Our posts in March will investigate the grounds for challenging a

Welcome back to Beyond the Will! We hope you’ve been enjoying our posts as much as we’ve enjoyed creating them since launching the blog just a few months ago. We’re going to change things up a bit starting this month, …

Completing the Probate Process

patricia-01This post continues the discussion of the general probate process.  My most recent post addressed notice to interested parties in connection with probating a will and/or obtaining the appointment of a personal representative of a decedent’s estate.

Once the Probate …